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George Sallit Reading, Berkshire 100 Miles of Reading

Lecture topics include:
General Astronomy, particularly amateur CCD Imaging

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Tel 01189 744392

Dr Sarah 
Bosman
London Anywhere in the UK

Cosmology, Cosmological simulations on supercomputers, the lives of galaxies, Quasars, Dark Matter, the most distant objects

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Tel 07412 652063

Graham Bryant

Denmead, Hampshire

Up to 100 Miles of Denmead.

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 02392 241764
Sheridan Williams FRAS Leighton Buzzard
Bedfordshire
Up to 100 Miles of Leighton Buzzard

The mechanics of eclipses and A travelogue of eclipse tours.

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Tel. 01525 237370

Mike Frost

Rubgy, Warwickshire

Up to 100 Miles of Rugby

Lecture topics are extensive

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Neil Phillipson Dorking Surrey Up to 150 Miles of Dorking

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01306 886758

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Many topics

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Tel 01273 552195

John Mallett Chichester Up to 50 Miles of Chichester

Astrophotography (Introduction) - 'How do they get dramatic deep sky images'. Variable stars - 'Why are amateur observations important'
Cosmology - 'Why do we think there was a big bang?'

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Tel 01243 605649

Dr Nigel
Bannister
Leicester Anywhere in the UK

JUICE: ESA's mission to Jupiter, A history of trajectories.
Apollo 13: What Saved The Mission?

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Dr Martin 
Braddock
Nottinghamshire Grid Refs:
F8, G8, H8,
F9, G9, H9,
F10, G10,
H10, F11,
G11, H11

Lecture topics are very extensie

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Tel 07748 761258


Dr Ian Whittaker

Nottingham Anywhere in the UK

How does our Sun work. How does our Sun affect the Earth
Predicting and observing space weather. What do we know about Venus/Mars. History of rocketry and human spaceflight.

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Prof. Martin Barstow
Leicester Up to 100 MIles of Leicester

Extra-terrestrial life. UV astronomy.
White dwarfs and the interstellar medium.

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Tel 0116 252 3492


Rosie Johnson

Leicester Up to 100 Miles of Leicester

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel  0116 223 1302

Prof Nial Tanvir Leicester Up to 100 Miles of Leicester

Exploring the distant universe with gamma-ray bursts. The Big Bang. Compact binary mergers: SGRBs, kilonovae and gravitational waves.

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Tel 07980 136499

Prof Martin Hardcastle Hatfield, Hertfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Hatfield

Various topics around black holes, Active galaxies, Radio astronomy
X-ray astronomy, Cosmic rays, High-energy astrophysics in general.

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Tel. 01707 286409

Andrew Green BSc(Hons) FRAS, FBIS
Cambridge Anywhere in the UK

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Tel 01223 440593

Mob 0774 7484975

Peter Bull MBE FRAS Bromley, Kent Anywhere in the UK and Overseas

Lectures on 'A Window Through The Universe
An overview of Cosmology and the theories of how the Universe works'

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Tel 020 8460 9638

Stephen Tonkin
Hampshire Anywhere
in the UK

Astrocrud: Complementary & Alternative Astronomy. Are We Alone? The Star of Bethlehem. Ten Ways the Universe Tries to Kill You. Binocular Astronomy. Time and Calendars. Star Myths.

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Tel 01425 650713

Jerry Stone
Welwyn
Hertfordshire
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are very extensive

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Tel 01438 712000

Nigel Ball Nantwich, Cheshire Anywhere in the UK

Nightscape Photography

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Tel 07771 570086

James Fradgley Wimborne
Dorset
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive.

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Tel 01202 885661

Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lectures on the Northern Lights Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608


Gary Poyner

Birmingham Up to 100 Miles of Birmingham

Variable Stars - How and why they vary
An introduction to Variable Star Observing Cataclysmic Variable Stars How to observe and record Variable Stars Historical Novae.

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Tel 0121 605 3716

Richard Kacerek Guilford
Surrey
Up to 100 Miles of GU12

Meteors
Meteor detection network

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Tel 01252 336423


Guy Hurst

Basingstoke Up to 100 Miles of Basingstoke

Comet Observing, Guest Stars: Ancient and Modern
UK Nova/Supernova patrol

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Tel 01256 471074

Dave Eagle Northampton Anywhere in the UK

Finding your way around the sky.
Practical Astronomical Observing.
Astrophotography and Space flight.

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Melanie Davies Hastings Anywhere in the UK

Astronomy and planetary science.

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Tel 01424 420968
Prof Brad Gibson Hull Anywhere in the UK

How Astronomers Control Your Life, Building the Universe Inside a Computer, If Aliens Exist, Where Should We Be Looking To Find Them?

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Tel 01482 465105

Dr Pauline Norris Newtown, Powys
Wales
Anywhere in the UK

The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy

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Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0161 2754195

Prof Ian Robson Preston Anywhere in the UK

Supercool Astronomy. Active Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
Discovery of Quasars. Discovery of the Cosmic Background Radiation
Confessions of an Astronomer.

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Robert Ince Preston, Lancashire Anywhere in the UK

Astrophotography, citizen science, astronomy introduction, light pollution, astronomy tourism.

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Tel 07511 403702

Prof Martin Hendry Glasgow Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0141 330 5685
Kevin Manning Sarasota, FL 34236 USA Anywhere in the UK & Overseas

The lecture topics are extensive

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Tel. 001-941-631-921-9716